By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) 08/09 — The video is chilling. A man walks into an office, steps up to a woman at a desk and pulls two large knives and savagely attacks her.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/13 — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant died Wednesday,
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) 06/09 — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 05/23 — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.Read more »
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 05/16 — A Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman has been charged with killing at least 11 more elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole,
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 05/13 — Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt.
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on a car chase that ended with a shootout (all times local): 6:45 p.m.
Police say a man wounded in a car chase shootout in Southern California is suspected of killing a liquor store owner days earlier.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) 04/10 — Police say a North Carolina mother exchanged gunfire with a burglar in her kitchen, forcing him to retreat through a window.Read more »
ALEXANDRIA, N.H. (AP) 04/04 — New Hampshire State Police say they’ve arrested a couple suspected in an armed home invasion.
A homeowner in Alexandria told police a man and a woman wearing ski masks entered Thursday,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/28 — A 19-time felon suspected of escaping from authorities, getting shot by Las Vegas police and leading a wild chase in a stolen truck stood before a judge the next day,
McALLEN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A Mexican national suspected in a fatal 1998 shooting on a college campus in Texas has been extradited to face a capital murder charge.Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/10 — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) 02/25 — Two men suspected in crimes across three states, including a deadly Colorado carjacking, have been arrested, authorities said Monday.
Oregon State Police Capt.Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) 02/21 — A Colorado man and his mother will serve life in prison without parole for murdering a witness who had cooperated with police investigating a suburban Denver marijuana store robbery.
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) 02/20 A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week has received a posthumous promotion.
Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Wednesday at the funeral of Brian Simonsen that he has been promoted to the rank of detective first grade.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night.